Sea Ice News: Arctic sea ice extent making a sharp right turn

Over the past few days, Arctic sea ice extent has braked dramatically in the daily loss rate and now has made a sharp right turn, which is rather unusual. Here’s…

August WUWT Arctic sea ice outlook submitted to ARCUS

This month, we have nearly a perfect bell curve distribution of votes, except for a minority vote that says less than 4.5 million sq kilometers. 750 votes were cast. PAN-ARCTIC…

The BBC Endeavours to Provide More Biased Coverage on Climate Change

By WUWT regular “Just The Facts” The BBC’s governing body, the BBC Trust, has released a report on its coverage of climate change, that is based partly on “an independent review”…

Sea Ice News – July ARCUS forecast published

Figure 1. Distribution of individual Pan-Arctic Outlook (July Report) values for September 2010 sea ice extent. Credit: Arctic Research Consortium of the U.S. (ARCUS). Click to enlarge. Download High Resolution…

Peer reviewed paper – wind contributes to Arctic sea ice decline

From Dr. Roger Pielke Senior, one more paper saying what we’ve been reporting on since 2007 – Arctic sea ice extent is a significant function of wind and currents, not…

The ARCUS June Arctic Sea Ice Outlook

WUWT readers may recall last month when I asked them to complete a web poll for the ARCUS Arctic Sea Ice Outlook. Readers obliged and I submitted the results to…

Sea Ice News – June ARCUS forecast from readers submitted

JAXA AMSR-E Sea Ice Extent -15% or greater – click to enlarge I submitted the WUWT ARCUS sea ice forecast today, based on votes received in our poll. Here is…

Polar bear population – no change

From CNS News: From that article:

Sea Ice News – Call for Arctic sea-ice forecasts, plus forecast poll

It has been awhile since I’ve done a sea-ice report. That said, not much of note has been going on in the sea-ice arena, we are in that time of…

Sea Ice News #36 – Arctic maximum ice extent reached – NANSEN data disagrees with NSIDC's on the claim of a tie with 2006-2007

Now we start the slow slide into the Arctic Ice Minimum, likely sometime in September. It is important to point out that there’s a lot of ice up there, and…

Sea Ice News #35 – Less ice, more snow

This is NSIDC’s report, and since I’m on a road trip, I’m unable to do an in-depth analysis. However, the WUWT Sea Ice page has more, and you can draw…

Sea Ice News #34

It has been awhile since I posted a  Sea Ice News. This one is a two parter. NSIDC’s Monthly Sea Ice News comes first, followed by some images and content…

Sea Ice News #33

I’ve held the normal Sunday Sea Ice news until NSIDC released their monthly report, which they did today. I’m repeating it here verbatim. The main issue with Arctic extent has…

Cryosat ice mission returns first science data

NOTE: The image below is NOT sea ice thickness, but ocean topography. Radar data from the European satellite has been used to make a map of ocean circulation across the…

Sea Ice News #32 – Southern Comfort

I’ve been remiss at posting regular entries of this feature, and there hasn’t been much happening on the way to peak Arctic Ice this year. The action seems mostly down…

Sea Ice News #31

I’ve watched the hubbub over the AccuWeather video by Joe Bastardi that called NSIDC’s Sea Ice data into question, because it “seemed” to show lower Arctic Sea Ice values than…

Walrus-gate 2.0: media recycles climate change claims from exactly year ago

One year ago [Sept 19, 2009], WUWT reported upon the alarming problem of walrus stampedes and dead carcasses washing up on beaches.  Now, exactly one-year later, the NBC Today Show…

A Gathering of “Skeptics”

Posted by Dee Norris Mark your calendars. The 2009 International Conference on Climate Change returns to New York City on March 8th, 2009. The 2009 International Conference on Climate Change…

Surprise! There's an active volcano under Antarctic ice

Above: Mt Erebus, which was previously the only active volcano in Antarctica picture by Sean Brocklesby It seems that we still don’t know everything there is to know about our earth-climate…